Prevent Blindness Seeks Nominations for Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

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Friday, January 29, 2016 12:15 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness, the volunteer eye health and safety organization, is requesting nominations for the Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health.

ClearVision Named One of 2016’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State

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Friday, January 22, 2016 12:18 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—For the second consecutive year, ClearVision Optical has been named one of 2016’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State by Ryan, LLC, with supporting sponsor Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP.

Prevent Blindness Announces Call for 2016 Joanne Angle Investigator Award Applicants

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:15 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness is announcing the call for applications for its 2016 Joanne Angle Investigator Award which is a grant provided annually to a public health research project that seeks to end unnecessary vision loss.

Essilor Independent Distributor Division Names 2015 Award Winners

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Friday, January 8, 2016 12:30 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America, the nation’s leading manufacturer of optical lenses, announced the winners of its Independent Distribution Division (IDD) Annual Laboratory Awards today.

Transitions Optical Names First-Ever Transitions Innovation Awards Finalists

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:30 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical has named the finalists for its new Transitions Innovation Awards program, which recognizes both individuals and companies from the U.S. and Canada.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2015

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Monday, December 14, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 7th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2015

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 7th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

OWA Taps Sue Downes and Ann Englert for 2016 Honors

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Friday, December 4, 2015 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The Optical Women’s Association has selected Sue Downes, CEO of MyEyeDr., as the 2016 Pleiades award recipient, and Ann Englert, owner of Solutions—a concierge-style business that works with wholesalers, retailers and ECPs in the eyewear industry—as its 2016 Pyxis award recipient.

AdlensFocuss Eyewear Wins Design Week Award

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:18 AM OXFORD, U.K.—Adlens, the UK-based adjustable focus eyewear maker, announced that its AdlensFocuss glasses have been named the winner of the 2015 Design Week Award for “Consumer Product Design.”

National Vision’s Fahs and Steffey Named EY National 2015 Entrepreneurs Of The Year

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Entrepreneurs Reade Fahs and Bruce Steffey of National Vision have been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 National Award recipients in the Retail and Consumer Products category.

Opticians Association of America Opens Nominations for State Leader of the Year Award

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:18 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 State Leader of the Year award.

National Optometry Hall of Fame Nominations Open for 2016

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Nominations for the 2016 National Optometry Hall of Fame  are now being accepted online with inductees to be honored at Optometry's Meeting 2016,  June 29 to July 3, in Boston, Mass.

Vision Expo East Accepting Entrants to 2016 New Product Gallery

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Monday, November 9, 2015 12:18 AM Norwalk, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference is accepting submissions for the 2016 Vision Expo East New Product Gallery, a unique display opportunity showcasing the best of the best in new eyewear products and technology.

The American Optometric Foundation Announces 2015 Allergan Foundation Grant Winner

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF), in partnership with the Allergan Foundation has announced the 2015 recipient of the Allergan Research Grant.

Local Eye Site Named One of the 'Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America'

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Monday, November 2, 2015 12:18 AM RALEIGH, N.C—Local Eye Site was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine.
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